One in Ten Highway Deaths Involve a Truck

By Maison Law | Dec 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
truck

There are numerous reasons 1 in 10 highway accidents involve a truck. They are larger, heavier, and take considerably longer to stop. There are also more cars on the road than trucks, so the likelihood of an accident involving the death of an occupant of a smaller vehicle is further increased. Finally, many trucks have […]

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What You Need to Know About Wrongful Death in California

By Maison Law | Dec 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Wrongful Death

A wrongful death cause of action is fully described under California Code of Civil Procedure (CCP) Section 377.60. This procedure sets forth how heirs of a deceased person can pursue a wrongful death claim as the result of a wrongful act or negligence on the part of another party, parties, or entity. Wrongful Death Heirs […]

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Pedestrian Accidents are Up Nationwide

By Maison Law | Dec 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pedestrian accidents

Despite the best efforts of numerous agencies and organizations in states such as California, pedestrian accidents are up nationwide. Local cities up and down the United States are focused on making streets safer for pedestrians. However, over the past ten years the number of pedestrians dying in accidents has risen sharply. In fact, more pedestrians […]

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The Motorcycle Lane Splitting Law

By Maison Law | Dec 12, 2018 | 0 Comments
Motorcycle lane splitting

According to motorcycle riders across the state, the California lane splitting law is helping other motorists pay attention to lanes. The law allows motorcycle lane splitting below 50 mph, which means riders can weave in and out of lanes to get ahead of traffic. For other motorists, the motorcycle lane splitting law requires a heightened […]

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The California Distracted Driving Law

By Maison Law | Dec 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Distracted Driving

The California distracted driving law is intended to help dramatically reduce road accidents that occur as the result of drivers becoming distracted while in command of a vehicle. Expansion of the law already in place became necessary due to increased reliance on mobile devices, such as cell phones. Even if the device in question aids […]

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Are Boaters Required to Have Accident Insurance?

By Maison Law | Dec 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
boaters

Unfortunately, boating accidents often result in serious injury or fatalities. Most states, including California, do not require that boaters hold accident insurance. Banks, on the other hand, will require that boaters hold insurance before providing financing for a boat. Many marinas also require that a boat is insured before allowing docking or mooring. Although accident […]

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What To Do After a Vehicle Accident

By Maison Law | Dec 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Vehicle Accident

It is hard to think straight after a vehicle accident. There is so much going on, from attending hospital or clinic appointments to dealing with insurance companies. It is too easy to get caught up in all the turmoil – and don’t forget, once all is said and done, there will be bills to pay. […]

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Things to Do After a Slip and Fall

By Maison Law | Dec 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Slip and Fall

A slip and fall accident can be both painful and embarrassing. The problem is, there are very few occasions where the event is the fault of the injured party. Unless you lose your footing, the most likely cause of a slip and fall is a hazard, such as liquid or a material that is otherwise […]

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Nursing Home Abuse: Crime or Neglect?

By Maison Law | Dec 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Nursing Home Abuse

“Nursing home abuse” is a blanket term which can mean any number of actions or inactions that result in harm coming to the resident of a nursing home. For the families of the victims, one of the most important questions is: Does the abuse constitute a crime or neglect? Simply put, it depends on the […]

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4 Road Safety Rules That Can Save Your Life

By Maison Law | Dec 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Road Safety

Choosing 4 road safety rules that can save your life probably sounds like a major gamble; it makes a lot more sense when you focus on the broader picture. For instance, if you were to sit down and answer questions on every type of road sign or symbol, you would probably come unstuck very quickly, […]

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